Stacy Lewis won the RR Donnelley Founders Cup by three strokes Sunday, and in doing so supplanted Yani Tseng as No. 1 in the world.
Any momentum Stacy Lewis gained from a 10-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole was later erased by a rules infraction. Lewis was penalized two strokes under Rule 13-4 after her caddie, Travis Wilson, tested the surface of a fairway bunker on the 16th hole with his feet.
As a kid, Stacy Lewis never dreamed of being the No. 1 player in the world. That was an adult goal, and one that’s closer than ever to becoming reality.
Ai Miyazato shot 30 on the back nine at Wildfire Golf Club to notch a tournament-record 9-under 63 on a warm spring day at the RR Donnelley Founders Cup.
There was a time when Laura Diaz said she’d never look at Dottie Pepper the same. Now, the two will serve alongside each other as assistant captains for the 2013 U.S. Solheim Cup team.
Yani Tseng took over 1,000 days off from Twitter, but decided to rejoin the conversation on Jan. 24 for her 24th birthday. Nine days into her return, she asked @gcmorningdrive why she had never been invited to the studio.
Nova Southeastern's women's golf team won the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational for the fifth straight year -- 34 strokes ahead of second-place Lynn.
From her thrifty ways to the Curtis Cup match that helped her garner confidence in herself, Peggy Kirk Bell, 90, is a true pioneer in not only golf, but also in life.
Yani Tseng still is relatively fresh-faced, but a couple of kids have upstaged the No. 1 player in the Rolex Rankings early in the 2013 season.
While many of her peers sweat it out on the LPGA in muggy Thailand this week, Anna Grzebien will be busy in her new country club office. She called it quits on the LPGA after the 2012 season.
Lydia Ko, 15, added her national open – a third pro title, though she's still an amateur – to a rapidly expanding resume. And the best certainly is yet to come.
Amateur Lydia Ko, 15, showed off a remarkable display of poise and precision to pick up her third career professional title, this one by a stroke at the ISPS Handa New Zealand Women's Open on Sunday.
Lydia Ko has a new accessory on her hand this week. Her U.S. Women’s Amateur champion’s ring arrived Wednesday, and she’s wearing it proudly, as it looks like one of the class rings from American movies that she has coveted.
Lydia Ko fired a 2-under 70 and trails by a shot after the first round of the ISPS Handa New Zealand Women's Open.
Camilla Lennarth, Mallory Fraiche and Jessica Speechley took to the McLeans for on Thursday afternoon for a fun time on mountain bikes in Christchurch, New Zealand. The women are over there playing in the ISPS Handa New Zealand Women's Open.
Our Beth Ann Baldry is in New Zealand on assignment and took a trip down the Avon in Christchurch with Anna Nordqvist on Thursday . . .
Stacy Lewis signed another two-year contract with Mizuno on Jan. 24 at the PGA Merchandise Show.
Na Yeon Choi could barely speak English as an LPGA rookie. Now, the No. 2-ranked player in the world can tell her story with ease. And what a story it is.
The 2013 LPGA schedule, released early Jan. 15, will feature 28 tournaments and $49 million in prize money. The tour will be televised for more than 300 hours this year, a record amount of on-air coverage for the LPGA.
Yueer “Cindy” Feng is one of those players who seemingly has been around forever, yet is only 16. Early success tends to prematurely age players.
Sophomore Kyle Roig has decided not to play for the UCLA women this spring. The former Harder Hall champ will remain on campus as a student and plans to turn professional.
Karen Stupples original weight-loss goal was to drop from a size 12 to a size 8. She accomplished that, but when her season began to wind down in the fall, she hit the gym harder and slimmed down to a 4.
News of the 2013 schedule is dripping out of LPGA headquarters one press release at a time. In an effort to give sponsors their due, the LPGA has chosen to send out individual releases about several tournaments rather than overwhelm us with good news.
The LPGA might release its 2013 schedule later in the week, but for now, here’s at least a snippet of good news: The tour is adding a new event in the Bahamas.
The Grand Canyon-sized chasm that once existed between Yani Tseng and the rest of the world now resembles a crack in the sidewalk. She’s beatable. And it could be only a matter of time before someone steps right over her.
Erica Popson, 21, drained an 8-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole to hold off the 13-year-old Mika Liu to win the Harder Hall Invitational in Sebring, Fla.
Latanna Stone has grown 2 1/2 inches since her historic appearance in the U.S. Women's Amateur. Now 11 and playing the Harder Hall, Stone has her sights set on something bigger: the U.S. Women's Open.
The Harder Hall is known for its frigid weather, and its small-town Florida setting.
Our LPGA senior writer Beth Ann Baldry takes a look at 10 players to watch in the upcoming 2013 season.
Who climbed and who dropped in 2012? Through Dec. 31, Golfweek.com takes a look at players who made significant moves up or down in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index this year.
The NCAA Division I men’s championship will be televised live by the Golf Channel beginning in 2014, and the women will follow in 2015 when both championships are held in consecutive weeks at The Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla.
In our first My Year in Golf, our Beth Ann Baldry reflects on the amazing story of Meredith Duncan to a round at Liberty National to the memory of rules official Doug Brecht.
From 15-year-old Lydia Ko's record-setting win to Yani Tseng's roller-coaster of an year, our Beth Ann Baldry takes a look back at a memorable LPGA season...
Nicole Jeray thought she had done enough in regulation to earn her LPGA card. She ended up needing five playoff holes to secure it. Meanwhile Irene Cho could barely hold her putter as she also earned hers on the fifth playoff hole.
Mel Reid seemed poised to make a fresh start on the LPGA in 2013. But things aren't going her way after two rounds of Q-School.
This has been a reality-check year for Meaghan Francella, a tour winner who finds herself back at LPGA Qualifying School after a heartbreaking season.
Mo Martin’s dad put a long putter in her hands at age 6 for two reasons: 1. It would be easier on her back. 2. Because there was a move to ban the long putter, Martin’s dad figured it must offer some kind of advantage.
Stacy Lewis and Betsy King won the ISPS Handa Heroes, a nine-hole scramble event for charity that will air on Golf Channel on Nov. 21.
U.S. Women's Open champion Na Yeon Choi won the Titleholders on Sunday to make a great season even better.
Stacy Lewis wore a back brace until the age of 17 because of scoliosis. Now, Lewis is the LPGA Player of the Year after being honored Friday night in Naples.
Jacqui Concolino was once a promising college star with eyes on the LPGA tour. But a poor senior season sent her away from the game. She since has found her way back through rounds as a caddie and friendly wagers.
Stacy Lewis' story of overcoming a back brace she wore 18 hours a day as a teenager, taking it off only to play golf and swim, makes her an incredible role model for those facing tough odds. The LPGA should celebrate her.
The LPGA's future in Prattville, Ala., becomes uncertain with tournament sponsor Navistar ending its relationship with the event.
Stacy Lewis left Guadalajara, Mexico, with the LPGA Rolex Player of the Year Award locked up. The woman who spent 7 1/2 years in a back brace put her toughness on full display.
The last time most golf fans saw Michael Weaver, he was attacking his golf bag as he walked off the 37th hole at Cherry Hills Country Club near Denver. Weaver had just let the U.S. Amateur title slip through his fingers last August in a mind-racing turn of events.
The other Charlie playing well here at Disney knows all about having an accelerated heartbeat. Charlie Wi, a five-time runner-up on the PGA Tour, can’t relate to Beljan’s medical condition, but he knows what it feels like to be in a Sunday pressure cooker.
Jonas Blixt will be focused on the 30th spot on the money list at this week's Children's Miracle Network Classic. At No. 35 in earnings, Blixt must jump five places Sunday to earn his first start at the Masters next spring.
Here’s a head-scratching factoid: Sally Little is the only South African to ever win on the LPGA. She won her 15th and final LPGA title 24 years ago.
On Oct. 12, the LPGA lost Doug Brecht, a respected and beloved man, to something so incomprehensibly random as a mosquito bite.
Only a handful of weeks ago, Christina Kim surprised the world with her revelation of severe depression and thoughts of suicide. Now, she is a walking example of fighting a disease that affects many.